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Snapshot (1790-1810)

Subscription Databases

(username and password are on the back of your ID card)

Proquest Trial:  Try the Hartford Courant newspaper (1764 - 1985) for advertisements and cartoons.  The History Study Center has many documents, images, and websites and includes MLA citations.
                                                               "Great Seal of the United States." 
                                                                                World Book Advanced.
ABC-CLIO Try American History, Daily Life Through History, African American Experience, American Indian Experience.  Includes, maps, images, documents, plus MLA citations for all.
Salem History  Includes Milestone Documents in American History.
Keyword searchable and MLA citations. 
EBSCO:  History Reference Center (search by subject or images/video) and Biography Reference Center. Search separately. Both have images and MLA citations
GALE  Biography in Context, search by person, nationality, occupation or date results include images and MLA citations.
The Virtual Reference Center includes several helpful multivolume reference works such as Fashion, Costume and Culture; Arts and Humanities Through the Ages; Literature and Its Times.
World Book Excellent coverage of primary sources.  Do an advanced search by year.  MLA citations.
Discovery Education  Images,video,encyclopedia, all with MLA citations. Login and password = phs.lrc

Internet Resources

Digital History  by University of Houston professors Steven Mintz and Sara McNeil. Timeline, Chronology helpful to begin. Private Life under Special Topics also might be useful.

American Memory the Library of Congress history archives. Browse by period or search by keyword.Primary source documents.

Timelines of History good way to get events by date, no multimedia.

Shmoop US History - Select the time period, remember to click across the tabs. Good selection of images and documents.

Eyewitness to History - Ibis publishers. Contains advertisements.

Archiving Early America - 18th century, focused site created by archivist and journalist Don Vitale.

Discovering American Women's History Online  A digital collection divided up by eras from MTSU.

Cultural Maps 
From the American Studies Dept. at the University of Virginia

Religion in the 18th Century Exhibit from the Library of Congress.

American Cultural History  Kingwood College, 19th century by decade.